What Are The Best Vitamins For Energy For Women?

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Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
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What are the best vitamins for energy for women? Eating a balanced diet, exercising, and getting good sleep is one of the best ways to boost your energy levels. But one of the first vitamins that can help with boosting your energy is Vitamin B-12.

This vitamin helps transform your food into energy that your cells can use. What a lot of people don’t know is that Vitamin B-12 is found in animal protein foods such as meat, fish, dairy products, etc.

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The people that have the highest Vitamin B-12 risk deficiency are older adults, vegans and people that have GI disorders. Vegans are deficient in Vitamin B-12 because they don’t eat meat foods. Research studies have shown that 10 to 30% of adults over the age of 50 don’t get enough Vitamin B-12 in their diet. Studies have shown that if you have GI disorders that can cause the body’s inability to absorb B-12.


Iron is a good vitamin that can help decrease fatigue issues and boost energy levels.  If you have iron deficient anemia, it can make you feel very weak and have low energy. Some of the causes of iron deficiency anemia is:

  • Poor iron diet– the highest sources of iron are in meat and seafood. Vegans are iron deficient because they don’t eat meat.
  • Blood Loss– More than half of our body has iron in our blood. So, when a woman is going through menstruation, she loses a tremendous of iron which makes her feeling fatigue and weak.
  • Pregnant women require twice as much as iron to support fetal growth.


Creatine is a compound that is found in meat, dairy, pork. But it is also available in dietary supplement form such as pills or powder. Creatine acts as a quick source of energy for the body. Your body uses ATP for energy and creatine helps to activate ATP for energy. The types of exercises it gives you energy for are sprinting, weight lifting, playing sports like football, soccer, basketball, etc.

Beetroot powder

Beetroot powder is a supplement that allows your body to produce more energy efficiently especially regarding exercise. There was a study that showed that beetroot supplements allow people to exercise 25% longer compared to the placebo group.


Tyrosine is a supplement that has been found to increase alertness and energy levels based off numerous studies. It also has been shown in studies to improve memory and clarity in sleep deprived people.

The Bottom Line is if you eat in a balanced way, exercise regularly and get enough sleep it can help tremendously with your energy levels. But some of the supplements that can help are Vitamin B-12, Beetroot powder, Iron, etc.

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